Neville Mackersey HARRISON

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HARRISON, Neville Mackersey

Service Number: 1199
Enlisted: 6 October 1914, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ringarooma, Tasmania, 28 December 1890
Home Town: Burnie, Burnie, Tasmania
Schooling: Elliott State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Illness (Enteric Fever), Lemnos Island, Greece, 16 October 1915, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnie War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1199, 15th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1199, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1199, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
14 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1199, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"1199 Private Neville Mackersey Harrison, a farmer from Flowerdale, Tas. Pte Harrison enlisted on 6 October 1914. He embarked with the 15th Battalion, H Company, on 22 December 1914 from Melbourne, Vic, aboard the HMAT Ceramic (A40) . Pte Harrison died of illness on 16 October 1915 at the No 3 General Hospital, Lemnos. He was 23 years old." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)